Cognitive-Behavioral and Short-Term Models of Counseling

3 Unit(s)

Examines and compares behavioral, cognitive-behavioral, and other short-term models of counseling and psychotherapy. Equips students with the tools and evidence-based techniques necessary to help individuals resolve a host of problems presented by their clients. Students will also study behavioral and cognitive-behavioral models of couples and group counseling; learn to develop clinical case formulations and treatment plans; consider neurological factors that are relevant to addressing specific psychological problems; and modify case formulations and adapt therapeutic practice and interventions in order to consider clients’ cultural and social identities, including socioeconomic status.